5 Natural Wine Bars in Paris You Need to Check Out

Badaboum is one of our favorite spots to drink natural wine in Paris.

Natural wine is the drink of the moment, and nowhere is that more true than Paris.   Using only natural, endemic yeasts for fermentation and eschewing filtering and sulfites, natural wine—known as vin nature or vin vivant (living wine) in French—tends to boast a lighter, fruitier flavor than most conventional vintages. Its aromas occasionally veer towards […]

Behind the Bite: Croque Monsieur

The croque monsieur sandwich is a simple favorite throughout Paris.

Think of France’s croque monsieur as the lovechild of a grilled cheese and a ham and cheese sandwich. Ham and gruyere are sandwiched between two slices of white bread, topped with béchamel sauce, and broiled. Served with a green salad, it’s a common, quick-and-easy Sunday supper for many French families. Photo Credit: Kayhadrin, Text Overlay: […]